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Weekly Wool Market Commentary 15/02/2018

Week 33:  The AWEX EMI endured a slight correction falling by 6c and closing on 1812c after last week’s sharp rise. The correction was evident from the auctions opening as buyers immediately felt the pressure of tougher business conditions with their OS customers. The AUD ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 08/02/2018

Week 32: 08/02/2018 The wool market found its mojo once again at auction sales in Australia this week. The benchmark AWEX EMI added a massive 80c (the largest weekly rise since Jan 2011) and closed the week at 1818c at auction. In effect, this week ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Report 01/02/2018

Week 31: 01/02/2018 The AWEX EMI closed the week at 1738c - down 6c at auction sales held across Australia this week. The market opened with some price base after last week’s freefall correction posting solid numbers across most of the Merino MPG’s. Merino Fleece: ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 24/01/2018

Week 30: 24/01/2018 The AWEX EMI closed on 1744c at auction sales in Australia this week. The 42,525 bale offering attracted an unexpected 57c price fall from last week’s levels, however it did not represent a fall across all MPG’s. Merino fleece continued the trend ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 18/01/2018

Week 29: 18/01/2018 The AWEX EMI closed the week at 1801c, down 17c, in a more realistic result at this week’s auction sales in Australia. The 54,350 offering, in this raging upward market trend, provided the buyers the ability to be more selective in their ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 11/01/2018

Week 28: 11/01/2018 It was a late Christmas present BUT one worth waiting for; the AWEX EMI opened the New Year with another stellar performance closing the week on 1818c, rising 58c for the week. There was some apprehension prior to the sale week at ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 14/12/2017

Week 24: 14/12/2017 The AWEX EMI closed the calendar year on 1760c - up 61c for the week and breaking through 1700c for the first time in history. The opening markets were on a sky-rocket like trajectory, increasing over 100c in the fine medium categories, ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 07/12/2017

Week 23: 07/12/2017 The AWEX EMI pushed up another 23c to close the week on 1699c at auction sales in Australian this week. 49,030 bales went under the hammer with a creditable 97% clearance to the trade. Buyers entered the week scrambling to purchase wool ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 30/11/2017

The AWEX EMI closed the week at 1676c - up 7c for the week. A pleasing result given the 95.6% clearance of the 49,058 bale offering was possibly what took some sting out of the market late last week. As the sale roster now begins ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 23/11/2017

Week 21: 23/11/2017 The AWEX EMI’s bull run halted as it closed the week on 1669c, down 14c in auction sales across Australia this week. After an unprecedented positive run upward, the change in the market could only be described as blip on the radar ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 17/11/2017

Week 20: 16/11/2017 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1683c up 2c and setting a new record high at auction sales this week in Australia. The apparent strength in this amazing market trend was tested by the largest offering in Australia in three months ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 09/11/2017

Week 19: The AWEX EMI rose 58c at auction sales in Australia this week. The EMI pushed into new price record territory, closing the week on 1681c in what can only be described as a frantic grab for wool of any type. All merino types ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 20/11/2017

Week 18: 02/11/2017 The AWEX EMI pushed up 45c into new historic price territory at this week’s auction sales in Australia. The EMI closed at 1623 with all MPG’s contributing to this pleasing result. Rises between 30 & 80 were experienced in the merino sector ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 26/10/2017

THE AWEX EMI rose 10c to 1578c at auction sales in Australia this week. The early market intelligence had most players anticipating a weaker opening, with a general consensus that we may experience a 20-30c fall in the EMI. The market opened slightly cheaper on ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 19/10/17

Week 16: 19/10/2017 The AWEX EMI pushed up 2c at auction sales in Australia this week closing on 1568c. The increase to 45,792 bale offering was received with mixed emotions and on the fine and superfine MPG’s, price increases of 5-45c were experienced. Buyer competition ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 12/10/2017

Week 15: 12/10/2017 The AWEX EMI increased by 16c to close the week at 1566c at auction sales in Australia this week. With 38,103 bales on offer, there was sense of urgency to complete orders for the months shipping deadline, hence the 96.7% clearance. The ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 05/10/2017

The AWEX EMI added 28c to close on 1550c at auction sales in Australia this week. The 38,217 bale offering was met with strong buyer competition which was supported in the 96.4% clearance for the week. The Merino MPG’s all posted solid rises ranging between ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 28/09/2017

Week 13: 28/09/2017 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1522c, down 3c at auction sales in Australia this week. 39,657 bales went under the hammer with sales commencing in Melbourne on Tuesday (due to Friday’s holiday in Melbourne in honour of the AFL grand ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 21/09/2017

Week 12: 21/09/2017 The AWEX EMI closed on 1525c at auction sales in Australia this week. The EMI maintained last week’s levels on the 40,699 bale offering, with a noticeable increase in support from a wide range of exporter’s. The entry of a new exporter ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 14/09/2017

Week 11: 14/09/2017 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1525c down 31c at auction sales in Australia this week. The superfine fleece categories were the hardest hit early in the sale week, with losses extending the entire merino MPG range. Thursday’s market experienced some ... Read More

NATIONAL WOOL DECLARATION – INTEGRITY PROGRAM (NWD-IP) NWD VERSION 7.0 –WHAT’S CHANGED??

AWEX Members Update - 11th September 2017 The Change In NWD Version 7.0, the definition of Ceased Mulesing (CM) has been modified as follows: “Wool from sheep where mulesing has ceased on the property. No lambs born on this property in the last 12 months ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 7/09/2017

Week 10: 07/09/2017 The AWEX EMI posted a 2c fall, closing on 1556c for the week. The 41,060 bales was met with more certainty than early last week, with 95% cleared to the trade despite the Northern market having to deal with the style adjustment ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 31/08/2017

Week 09: 31/08/2017 THE AWEX EMI came under pressure at auction sales in Australia this week, closing at 1558c down 14c. The offering crept back up to 45,838 this week and despite Wednesday’s cheaper market, 90% was cleared to the trade. The opening market lacked ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 24/08/2017

Week 08: 24/08/2017 The AWEX EMI closed the week on 1572c, down 42c on the previous week’s closing. The market opened on Tuesday due to the annual Wool Week events being held on Thursday and Friday. Most fleece MPG’s lost between 20c and 65c in ... Read More

Weekly Wool Market Commentary 17/08/2017

Week 07: 17/08/2017 The AWEX EMI closed the week at 1,614c. The 64c rise the EMI was aided by Wednesdays 46c jump (the largest one day rise in over two years) putting the EMI at a new all-time high in AUD values and 25% higher ... Read More
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